Careers in legal professions are as diverse as the people who hold law degrees. Here, in one comprehensive yet accessible volume, Gary Munneke presents a vivid portrait of Careers in Law. The book opens with an overview of the profession--how it evolved, what and where the jobs are, the various methods by which legal services are delivered to the populace. The core of Careers in Law focuses on depictions of the major areas of practice. Coverage ranges from the "traditional" areas of criminal, family, tax, and corporate law to the evolving practices of environmental law and so-called "boutique" specialties (entertainment, sports, aviation, to name a few). The book concludes by providing some observations about the ethical and practical philosophies of the law, as well as information about law-related careers. Careers in Law provides up-to-date information about the nature of a practicing lawyer's professional life, responsibilities, salary and career path. Suggestions about how to deal with the changing nature of the practice of law--professional education, re-education, adjusting career paths--are also provided. For anyone contemplating a career in law or contemplating a change in a law career, Gary Munneke's Careers in Law can be the single best source for making the right choice.
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